1908 - First performance of Maurice Ravel
's "Rapsodie Espagnole"
| 1875: Maurice Ravel
, French composer (Bolero), was born.
The Chicago Philharmonic celebrates classical pieces from and inspired by "The Roaring Twenties." Pianist Aldo Lpez-Gavil[sz]n is the soloist in Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue," plus there are pieces by John Harbison, Maurice Ravel
and Kurt Weill on Saturday, March 9, at Northwestern University's Pick-Staiger Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.
It's a fitting choice for a ship that is named for Maurice Ravel
, the 20th-century classical composer and pianist from France.
's Mother Goose will also be on the menu.
It featured music by Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel
, John Sebastian Bach, Rimsky-Korsakov, among others.
Finally, the opportunities for making use of the picturesque rhythms of Spanish music." So wrote Maurice Ravel
one week before the premiere of the opera in May, 1911, referring to the one-act comedy of 1904 by Maurice-Etienne Legrand, who went by the pen-name Franc-Nohain.
The concert will feature veteran pianist Cristine Coyiuto, known in local music circles as the poetess of the piano, who, together with the MMCO, will perform the Maurice Ravel
's Concerto in G Major in tandem with daughter Caitlin, a rising flute soloist who has chosen to play Joaquin Rodrigo's Fantasia para un gentilhombre.
The Antalya and yzmir state ballet companies will open the festival with a triple bill that combines three early 20th-century pieces -- "The Firebird" and "The Rite of Spring" by Igor Stravinsky and Maurice Ravel
Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant (Sleeping Beauty's Pavane) 1.46 Maurice Ravel
Dans un programme diversifie, le public a pu apprecier de belles œuvres de Ludwig Van Beethoven, Maurice Ravel
et Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy que Lionel Bringuier (28 ans) a brillamment conduites.